Any breach of contract action between a lessor and a lessee that arises out of a real property lease agreement shall be tried in the county in which any portion of the real property subject to the lease agreement is located.

Terms Used In South Dakota Codified Laws 15-5-8.1

  • Contract: A legal written agreement that becomes binding when signed.
  • Lease: A contract transferring the use of property or occupancy of land, space, structures, or equipment in consideration of a payment (e.g., rent). Source: OCC
  • Property: includes property, real and personal. See South Dakota Codified Laws 2-14-2
  • Real property: Land, and all immovable fixtures erected on, growing on, or affixed to the land.

Source: SL 2016, ch 110, § 1.